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[usually as modifier] A sale of goods at reduced prices to get rid of superfluous stock.‘a closeout sale’‘closeout prices’
- ‘And if none of these options will do, you can still get CDs cheap at your local Sam Goody closeout sale.’
- ‘Many of these close-out sales will offer great laptops at reduced prices.’
- ‘The last day was grim, with a succession of closeout sales clearing out all but the most shunned of merchandise.’
- ‘Watch out for great close-out or liquidation sales and don't forget to check out refurbished laptops.’
- ‘Anyway, I bought the E. T. cartridge shortly after the crash in 1984 at a Sears closeout store for only $2.’
- ‘Your basic system will cost about $149.00 (plus installation) and can be found even cheaper if you look for specials or closeouts.’
- ‘The Internet also makes him aware of closeout items where his clients can get great prices on products or brands that might usually be out of their price range.’
- ‘We'll see how good the closeout sales are.’
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